SUV-EVs dominate the show
The much-awaited biggest Auto Expo-2020 has finally arrived. This year they have themed the expo as ‘Explore the world of Mobility.’ Here we are sharing the highlights of the auto expo. Visitors from all over the country are turning up in huge numbers to visit the expo. Once again predicting the Indian market SUV’s ruled the show with electric vehicles (EVs) expanding their presence in the market.
China based GWM (Great Wall Motors) has come up with their lot including SUV Haval H9, F5, F7 & F7X. The electronic cars that GWM displayed are Ora, IQ, R1 & Haval electronic. The company claims that with the help of fast charger, IQ sedan can charge up to 80% in just 40 min. and the range after a full charge is 401 km.
The Morris Garages have showcased a range of its products at the expo 2020. They have displayed sedans, hatchback & crossover. But over eyes were looking for their SUV, the MG Gloster & just look at it, it is mammoth. After Hector & ZS EV, this will be the third SUV in their lot. This muscular looking SUV will definitely attract you.
The big front grill, projector headlamps, led DRLs & the size is as big as 5 meters. The interiors have not been revealed by the company yet but we expect full-fledged luxurious interior in it, also the engine is expected to be a 2-liter engine.
MG has also showcased its MPV G10, this MPV offers a choice of 7 & 9-seater configuration.
It also hosts lot of features like panoramic sunroof, power sliding doors, executive captain seats in the middle row etc. The MPV will be a direct rival to the Kia Carnival.
Apart from this the cars to look after in the MG hall are MG Hector Plus, MG Marvel x, Crossover sedan MG EMG6, Hatchback MG3 & The Vision Concept etc. Moving towards the Hyundai hall, they have introduced their bestselling compact SUV CRETA. It is unveiled by Superstar Shahrukh Khan. New CRETA host a bigger broad grill, new LED DRLs, new skid plates, all new diamond cut alloy wheels, completely changed back with led taillights makes the SUV look great from every angle.
Hyundai has also shown the facelift version of Tucson. With some minor & effective changes, this SUV looks premium. Hyundai has also showcased I30 Fastback N, new sedan Aura, Grand i10 Nios, concept car Le Fil Rouge, Compact SUV Venue, etc. The Kia motors have revealed vehicles like Seltos x-line, Sonnet, carnival, HI-limousine. Here at Kia the car to look at is Sonnet. It is a sub-4-meter SUV that will be a direct rival to Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Brezza & Hyundai Venue.
Moving towards the hall of Tata, they have done a tremendous job in setting up their hall. With 14 commercial & 12 passenger vehicles Tata has attracted a lot of visitors. They have themed their vehicles as sustainable mobility solutions. The EV in their lot include HBX, Sierra EV, Nexon EV, Altroz EV & some E- buses.
Tata has also unveiled the pre-production version of Gravitas which is basically a 7-Seater version of harrier. They have also brought up the Hexa in a safari edition which includes a 4×4 setup. The new Tiago & Tigor with some major updates in the front has also been placed at the stall.
The Force motors have given some major changes in their whole line up. But the show stopper at Force Motors is customised Gurkha. The Gurkha which is put up on display is in matt green color with all off road features added to the vehicle. Equipped with off road tires, huge roof rack, Gasoline tanks at the back, this SUV looks totally rugged.
The force motor has introduced all vehicle with a fresh new interior. Yes, these interiors will surely make you turn your eyes. The passenger vehicle segment of Force motors id totally EV. The two-wheeler segment at the auto expo to look around is of Suzuki, Aprilia & Piaggio. Suzuki Haybusa, Vstorm, Gixxer & Gixxer SF are showcased with the updated BS 6 version. Aprilia has introduced SXR-160, Piaggio’s Electric vespa.
Other branded the expo hosted include Renault, Mahindra, Olectra, Skoda, Volkswagon etc. The premium brand at the expo is of Mercedes Benz. The major attraction at Merc is the Marco Polo MPV. This MPV is the best a luxury can have. With features like turn around seats, In-cabin Wine glasses, camping equipment’s makes this MPV premium & best in its segment.It is pure bliss for the campers The AMG version of sedan A-35 Limousine, G-Wagon, GLE are also present at the venue. But the major attraction of the whole lot is the air car of Merc. A model of it has been hanged at the stall which is gaining a lot of popularity.
Report by :- Anvesh Pethiya